Born in London, England on Feb. 18, 1903. Coventry was a resident of Santa Barbara and San Francisco in the 1930s. A lot of his time was spent in the South Seas where he obtained much of his subject matter. He died in July 1943. Exh: Exposition des Arts Décoratifs (Paris), 1925; San Francisco Art Association, 1931; Gump's (SF), 1931; Oakland Art Gallery, 1932; Calif. State Fair, 1932.
Source: Edan Hughes, "Artists in California, 1786-1940"
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